Helicobacter cellulitis

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Helicobacter cellulitis
Symmetrical erythema in bilateral lower dorsal part of extremities.
CausesHelicobacter cinaedi

Helicobacter cellulitis is a cutaneous condition caused by Helicobacter cinaedi.[1]: 280  H. cinaedi can cause cellulitis and bacteremia in immunocompromised people.[2][3]

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  1. James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
  2. Kiehlbauch JA, Tauxe RV, Baker CN, Wachsmuth IK (1994). "Helicobacter cinaedi-associated bacteremia and cellulitis in immunocompromised patients". Annals of Internal Medicine. 121 (2): 90–93. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-121-2-199407150-00002. PMID 8017741. S2CID 24060399.
  3. Shimizu S, Shimizu H (July 2016). "Cutaneous manifestations of Helicobacter cinaedi: a review". Br J Dermatol. 175 (1): 62–8. doi:10.1111/bjd.14353. PMID 26678698.